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Date Original

1861 March 20

Description

Letter from Colonel Daniel Griffin of the 8th Regiment, Arkansas Militia to Secretary of State John T. Stirman about the election of officers for the "Nashville Blues," 8th Regiment, Arkansas Militia.

Transcription

[Page 1] Washington Ark.
March 20th 1861
Sir.
On the 16th day of March 1861,
an election was held in Mine Creek
Town ship 2nd Battallion 8th Reg. for the
purpose of electing officers for a volunteer
company called the Nashville Blues, which
resulted as follows-For Capt. Sims McGown
1st Lieut T. Niel 2nd Lieut M.A. Winn and
John W. Smith 3rd. I certify that this is a
true return as made to me
Daniel Griffin
John T. Sterman Col. Com 8th Reg.
Secretary of State Ark. Ma.
[Page 2] 1861
Hempstead Co.
Militia
Officers of "Nashville
Blues" Com
26" Mrch 1816
Hempstead
County-want
Commissioned

Physical Description

Letter, 2 pages, 7.25" x 5.5"

Subjects

Correspondence; War; Military officers; Civil War

Contributor

Colonel Daniel Griffin

Geographical Area

Wahsington, Hempstead County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132, Series II, Item 107f

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Colonel Daniel Griffin to John T. Stirman, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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